When most people think of work life balance, they key in on the word balance. It simply cannot be and exact balance. Maybe someday you’ll get to an income level that doesn’t require you to work so much. That is very rare compared to most people. Many people will tell you that your job or profession shouldn’t be your identity anymore. That, there is more to who you are. They are right about that. On this week’s episode of the Leadership Lifestyle Podcast, I’ll tell you it’s just fine to identify with your work. No, employers do not “own” you, but whatever team you play for, you just play hard! Be a value to the operation.
When you “clock out”, be a value to you. It’s never going to be a balance of time, but you can ensure you still take care of you personally. I’ll give you an easy way of understanding the difference so you can be a value to your team but also be present in the life you live.